A Lumberton man who stabbed a store manager three years ago was sentenced last week to aggravated assault by 15th District Circuit Court Judge Prentiss Harrell to the maximum allowed – 20 years, with at least 12 years to serve.
Petal School District will host a teacher job fair on Jan. 20, 2018, fro 3 to 7 p.m. at Petal Central Office.
Last year, Mary Campo of Sumrall attended the district’s job fair and now works for Petal Schools.
Petal High School’s indoor percussion ensemble is preparing for what is sure to be an exciting and promising competition season in 2018.
With the first half of the school year behind them, the Petal School District Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the new year on Tuesday to map out the remainder of the 2017-18 school year.
Additionally, the board discussed an early learning collaborative state tax credit.
“An iconic celebration of Blues, Rhythm and Soul” will have the Saint James Wright VFW Post 5397 in Hattiesburg jumping this Sunday, Jan. 14, when 2017 Grammy winner Bobby Rush and nominee Vasti Jackson perform.
A holiday tradition for the past 28 years, Lewis Lights on White Chapel Road outside of Purvis has entertained thousands of visitors each holiday season. But because of Grinch-like thieves who vandalized the property earlier this week, the chance for lighting the way into another holiday season was placed in jeopardy.
Hattiesburg police have asked for any information leading to the apprehension of 26-year-old Rhakim Jamal James, who is wanted for six counts of aggravated assault in the recent shooting in 6100 block of U.S. Hwy. 49 last weekend.